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Climate Change, Air Pollution and Global Challenges by E. Paoletti, G Wieser, J-P. Tuovinen, T.N. Mikkelsen, P. Cudlin, N Clarke, Rainer Matyssek

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Chapter 25

Targeting Sustainable Provision of Forest Ecosystem Services with Special Focus on Carbon Sequestration

Maria Nijnik1 and David Miller,    The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom,    1Corresponding author: e-mail: maria.nijnik@hutton.ac.uk

Abstract

Contemporary societies expect a range of services (including of carbon sequestration) to be supplied from forest ecosystems. Their growing societal importance is clearly reflected in policies. The conceptual framework for the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (2005) states that people are integral parts of ecosystems and that a dynamic interaction exists between them and other parts of ecosystems. This approach encompasses social, economic and environmental interactions, ...

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